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June 12 - 26, 2018
44 Bozrah St
SIX PACA FARM STORE CLERK
Six Paca Farm
Learn to Weave
Three weeks, one night each week, you will learn to dress the loom, plan your project, and weave a scarf or table runner. Classes run 6 PM to 8 PM on Tuesday, June 12, 19, 26. Each session is $25 per person and includes materials. If you have your own loom you will stand a better chance of getting into the class but we also have a couple loaners available for this project. Class size is limited so please call Six Paca Farm to sign up. A credit card will hold your spot.
June 29 - July 1, 2018
3700 Knox Butte E Rd
Alpaca Association of Western Oregon
Alpacas at the Gathering
Alpaca owners - bring your alpacas to the Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene, Oregon!
If you're not familiar with BSG, it's one of the premier fiber events in the country. Visitors come from all over North America, taking classes, entering their wool and mohair in the show, showing sheep and goats, and packing the halls to buy fleece, roving, yarn, and animals.
Vendor/farm display spaces will be a minimum 10x10; 10x20 spaces have room for your own 8 or 10 foot alpaca pens, plus product sales and farm displays.
Set up is Thursday afternoon, June 28, and Friday morning 7am-9am. The show is 3 full days, Friday-Sunday, June 29-July 1.
Visit http://www.alpacafarmsoregon.org/Alpacas_at_the_Gathering.html for the registration form and more info.
June 30, 2018
775 Smithfield School Road
St. Stephens Church
Clearview Alpaca Farm
Clearview Alpaca Farm Neonatal Clinic, Saturday, June 30, 2018.
Dr. Cheryl DeWitt will guide you through this one day clinic. Included will be a two hour session of "wet lab" using uterine simulators to diagnose abnormal deliveries.
Prepare yourself for birthing season with a morning clinic of five lectures including female reproduction, breeding/pregnancy, normal deliveries, emergency deliveries and newborn care.
The afternoon wet lab will challenge registrants to diagnose the contents of the uterus, discuss a proposed delivery plan, identify and correct dystocias to deliver cria safely. Emergency training, etc. Reproductive cycle in the female, behavior testing, times to breed, nutrition during pregnancy, when to vaccinate and worm, signs that "something may be wrong", post partum care, the importance of colostrum, lactation, etc. Light breakfast and lunch provided.
Spaces are limited and are available on a first come basis. $175.00 per person, additional registrants from the same farm $125.00.